No one has yet claimed responsibility
Pakistan calls it a “positive development” toward addressing recent violence
(ISLAMABAD) — They carried photographs of their loved ones and signs protesting their disappearance across Pakistan, a march of nearly 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) to demonstrate against security forces they alleged are …
After police killed seven they thought were rebels
(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — Pakistani military and intelligence officials say air force jets and helicopter gunships have struck militant hideouts in tribal areas near the Afghan border, killing nearly 25 of them.
The two officials say Tuesday morning strikes targeted areas in North and South Waziristan.
They spoke anonymously because …
(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — A bomb planted at a busy bus terminal near a police station in northwest Pakistan killed 14 people and wounding 15 near the country’s lawless tribal region, authorities said.
The explosion Sunday targeted passengers in a motorized rickshaw and those on a minibus in Kohat, some 150 kilometers (100 miles) west …
(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — A bomb planted at a busy bus terminal near a police station in northwest Pakistan exploded Sunday, killing 11 people and wounding 15 near the country’s lawless tribal region, authorities said.
The explosion targeted passengers in a motorized rickshaw and those on a mini-bus in Kohat, some 150 kilometers (100 …
Former military ruler is the first army chief to be put on trial in civilian court
(KARACHI, Pakistan) — A bomb derailed a train in southwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing eight people, police said.
Three of the dead were children and another 20 people were wounded by the blast in Kashmor district, which caused several train cars to run off the track, said police official Mohammad Azeem.
Kashmor is in Sindh …
(KARACHI, Pakistan) — A bomb attack killed at least 11 police officers and wounded 42 others in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi on Thursday, police said.
A van exploded after hitting a bus the officers boarded moments after it had left a training school in what appeared to be a suicide attack, said police officer Rao …
Attack occurred at a building where a Muslim Sufi cleric was receiving his followers
Longest lull in strikes since 2011 as Pakistan attempts talks with Taliban
Both sides are making preliminary noises about peace talks, and the U.S. seems to have cut back on drone strikes, which helps, but it’s far too early to say how effective negotiations will be